Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: November 17, 2019

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17Nov2019

Happy Sunday! Temperatures may be dropping, but there is plenty of Royal Caribbean news to share.  This is your weekly summary of all the Royal Caribbean news from this past week, perfectly fitted for your consumption.

Royal Caribbean revealed their Europe 2021 sailings earlier this week.

Seven ships will sail around Europe in 2021 with 70% new itineraries that feature a new mix of destinations.

The highlight of the seas is the inclusion of Anthem of the Seas, Harmony of the Seas and Odyssey of the Seas in the mix.

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 328th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is available to enjoy, where Matt speaks with Michael Poole about what it is like to get married on Royal Caribbean.

Michael elected to get married on Mariner of the Seas recentlty, and this week, he shares the ins and outs of getting marred at sea.

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Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

In The Loop Travel shared a look at Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Cruise Habit looked at free and paid wifi options on cruise lines.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: November 10, 2019

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10Nov2019

Happy Sunday! Temperatures may be dropping, but there is plenty of Royal Caribbean news to share.  This is your weekly summary of all the Royal Caribbean news from this past week, perfectly fitted for your consumption.

Earlier this week, Royal Caribbean announced its 2021 Alaska, Hawaii and Transpacific sailings.

Ovation, Radiance and Serenade of the Seas will return to the Pacific Northwest in 2021 to offer varying 7-night itineraries sailing from Seattle, Vancouver, British Columbia; and Seward, Alaska.

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 327th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is available to enjoy, where Matt is joined by Royal Caribbean's Global Vice President Culinary, Dining & Beverage to take a look back at how dining on Royal Caribbean has changed.

Linken D'Souza shared an inside look at how Royal Caribbean's world-reknown innovations extend to the culinary experience as well.

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New RCB Video: Things that cost extra on Royal Caribbean that are totally worth it!

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — Things that cost extra on Royal Caribbean that are totally worth it! — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Family Traveller shared what it is like to cruise with a toddler.

CruiseLine.com compared Perfect Day at CocoCay to Castaway Cay.

CNBC interviewed Richard Fain about the growing global presence of the cruise line.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: November 3, 2019

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03Nov2019

Happy Sunday! November has arrived, and we hope you had a great week with friends, family, and plenty of food.  Each week we summarize all of this week's Royal Caribbean news, just in case you missed any of it.

The big news this week was Royal Caribbean's announcement of the first Royal Beach Club coming to Antigua in 2021.

Curated as the ultimate beach experience, the Royal Beach Club Collection will bring the unique features and flavors of each destination to life. In Antigua, guests can take in the island’s exceptional views from private cabanas or plunge into a stunning pool and swim up to the bar to order a classic rum punch.

The Royal Beach Club concept builds on the remarkable success of Royal Caribbean’s new Perfect Day at CocoCay in the Bahamas but will be a distinctly different experience for guests.

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

Are you wondering what to do in the city you are staying the night before your cruise?

In this week's podcast episode, Matt shares the popular things to do in embarkation cities the day before a cruise begins.

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New RCB Video: What's included (and costs extra) at Perfect Day at CocoCay

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — What's included at Perfect Day at CocoCay — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

People Magazine wrote how to eat your way around Symphony of the Seas.

Cruise Fever reported on Royal Caribbean looking to add more visits to St. Maarten.

Cruise Critic shared a look at the refurb progress being made on Oasis of the Seas.

Blooloop wrote how today's destinations are trying to do it all.

Cruise&Ferry reported on how cruise likes like Royal Caribbean have signed a commitment to reducing air emissions.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: October 27, 2019

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27Oct2019

Happy Sunday! We are so happy that you stopped by and hope you are having a wonderful weekend. Grab a mug of your favorite hot beverage, sit back, and check out the latest in Royal Caribbean news.

Royal Caribbean revealed earlier this week the major features and offerings coming to Odyssey of the Seas.

The first Quantum Ultra Class ship to arrive in North America, will feature a two-level pool deck, as well as a collection of restaurant choices to enjoy.

In November 2020, the ship’s inaugural year will kick off with 8- and 6-night itineraries from Fort Lauderdale, FL. Odyssey will then sail to her homeport of Rome in May 2021 and become the first Quantum Ultra Class ship to cruise Europe for the summer. 

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

Helping cruisers by answering their questions is a big part of what we do here, and on this week's podcast episode, Matt dedicates the episode to just that.

This week's podcast episode is all about answering listener emails on a variety of topics from cruise planning, what not to do onboard and more.

Please feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We’d appreciate it.

New RCB Video: Royal Caribbean's Oasis Class vs Quantum Class

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — Why book an inside room on a cruise — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Elliot Advocacy tried to help a woman who tried to board a Royal Caribbean cruise with an Ancestry.com printout.

Blooloop interviewed Royal Caribbean's Vice President that is in charge of Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Cruise Critic shared stories from 50 years of Royal Caribbean cruises.

Cruise Hive listed 27 things to do on Harmony of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: October 20, 2019

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20Oct2019

The fall temperatures may be dropping, but the Royal Caribbean news from this week is as hot as ever, and we have it all summarized for you in this week's round up!

Sit back, and catch-up on all of the Royal Caribbean news and happenings form this week.

Royal Caribbean announced this week Grandeur of the Seas will leave the fleet in spring 2021.

When Grandeur leaves the fleet, she will be transferred to sister company Pullmantur Cruises. 

Grandeur of the Seas’ final sailing with Royal Caribbean will take place on March 26th, 2021. Thereafter, she will transition to Pullmantur. Enchantment of the Seas, will return to Baltimore to replace Grandeur in spring of 2021.

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

There are plenty of tips and tricks shared all across RoyalCaribbeanBlog, but this week, Matt talks about the things he does not recommend to do on a Royal Caribbean cruise.

In this week's Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast, Matt lists the big missteps one can make while on a cruise.

Please feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We’d appreciate it.

New RCB Video: Top things the pros wish they knew before taking a cruise!

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — Top things the pros wish they knew before taking a cruise! — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Cruise.blog reported on a passengers that has been banned for life from Royal Caribbean for taking a dangerous selfie.

Cruise Hive listed 27 things to do on Harmony of the Seas.

Geek Mom shared 10 things she learned about Royal Caribbean.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: October 13, 2019

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13Oct2019

We hope everyone reading this is having a wonderful Sunday and enjoying some time this weekend with friends, family and some good food too.  There was a lot of Royal Caribbean news this week, and we have summarized all up into one easy-to-read blog post for your convenience!

Royal Caribbean revealed its fifth Oasis Class ship will be named Wonder of the Seas and it will sail from Shanghai, China.

Under construction in Saint-Nazaire, France, Wonder of the Seas will be the next ship in Royal Caribbean's lineup of innovative ships.  She will debut in 2021 as the world's largest cruise ship and the first of the renowned Oasis Class to sail the Asia Pacific.

More information on Wonder’s itineraries and brand-new adventures will be announced soon. 

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

Helping friends take a Royal Caribbean cruise is always a great pleasue, and on this week's podcast, Sheri and her family just went on Harmony of the Seas for their first Oasis Class experience.

Sheri shares what her first Royal Caribbean cruise in quite a few years was like on this week’s episode. 

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New RCB Video: Why you NEVER want to buy a drink package on a Royal Caribbean ship

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — Why you NEVER want to buy a drink package on a Royal Caribbean ship — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Cruise Tips TV shared a video if the Thrill Waterpark Cabana is worth it.

Eyewitness News reported that Royal Caribbean crew, staff and volunteers have served almost 600,000 meals for the people of Grand Bahama.

HospitalityNet wrote about how Royal Caribbean pricing tactics are utilizing AI.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: October 6, 2019

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06Oct2019

Happy Sunday! It has been a busy week of Royal Caribbean news, and we have it all summarized for you in this round up.

Earlier this week, Royal Caribbean revealed when some of its 2021-2022 itineraries will go on sale.

The opening schedule for the May 2021 - April 2022 deployment was revealed, which begins later this month with Alaska and Hawaii sailings.

Deployment schedules gives consumers an idea of when to expect particular cruise schedules to become available to start looking at future cruises.

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 322nd episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, where Matt talks with Ken Jarvis about what it means to reach Pinnacle Status.

Ken recently reached the highest level of Crown and Anchor Society, and this week, he shares how he leveled up to Pinnacle, and what becoming a Pinnacle member means to him.

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New RCB Video: 9 Ways To Get Kicked Off a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship!

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — 9 Ways To Get Kicked Off a Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship! — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Cruise Tips TV created a video about how to pack for a Royal Caribbean cruise.

Cruise Ind released a tour of Empress of the Seas.

J's Dream Travel lists dumb reasons not to go on a cruise.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: September 29, 2019

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29Sep2019

Happy weekend! We have a look back at all the Royal Caribbean news from this week to share with all of you.

Royal Caribbean revealed what changes are coming to Explorer of the Seas next year as part of its $110 million amplificaiton.

The bow to stern refurbishment will prepare Explorer of the Seas for a summer 2020 season in the Mediterranean and include a number of big changes, including The Perfect Storm racer waterslides, Giovanni’s Italian Kitchen, a fresh twist on a guest-favorite; a redesigned, resort-style poolscape with signature poolside bar The Lime & Coconut; and transformed kids and teens spaces. 

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 321st episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, where Matt and Brandon talk about their recent cruise on Mariner of the Seas.

The guys went on Mariner of the Seas to attend a wedding at sea, including a ceremony at Perfect Day at CocoCay. Brandon and Matt discuss what a wedding on Royal Caribbean is like, and how it all went.

Please feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We’d appreciate it.

New RCB Video: Mistakes to avoid on the first day of your cruise

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — Mistakes to avoid on the first day of your cruise — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

AdWeek wrote about Royal Caribbean's new audio-only television commercials.

Halee with a Flair listed the reasons why you need a Perfect Day at CocoCay.

WJXT produced an original documentary on the Hurricane Dorian destruction in The Bahamas, including how Royal Caribbean helped.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: September 15, 2019

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15Sep2019

Thank you for joining us for this a look at all the Royal Caribbean news from this week. We had plenty to share, so let us jump right in!

Royal Caribbean released the first set of sailings for Odyssey of the Seas this week, which will begin in November 2020.

Odyssey of the Seas will sail from Port Everglades, Florida upon her arrival in North America.  Odyssey of the Seas will then offer 8- and 6-night Caribbean cruises, which include visits to Perfect Day at CocoCay. Odyssey of the Seas will be the first Quantum Ultra Class ship to call on Aruba and Curacao as part of its 8-night itineraries. 

In summer 2021, she will head over to Europe.

Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 319th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, where Matt quantifies what exactly being on a cruise means and the feelings that being on a cruise evokes.

Coming back from a Royal Caribbean cruise, the transition back to "civilian life" isn't easy, and often we think back about how much we enjoy being back on the cruise. 

Please feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We’d appreciate it.

New RCB Video: What to know before booking the cheapest room on a cruise

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — What to know before booking the cheapest room on a cruise — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Medium interviewed Royal Caribbean's SVP of Digital about Royal Caribbean's digital transformation.

Cruise Fever shared when cruises are the cheapest by cruise line.

B&T Magazine reported Royal Caribbean Australia has picked a new strategic PR firm.

Royal Caribbean Post Round-Up: September 8, 2019

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08Sep2019

Happy weekend! It has been a busy week of Royal Caribbean news and events, and we have a look back at everything that happened this week.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian, this week was dominated by the work Royal Caribbean did to help the people of The Bahamas recover as quickly as possible.

Across many of its cruise ships, Royal Caribbean engaged in an ambitious plan to delivery tens of thousands of meals to people across Grand Bahama Island.

Cruise ships in the area made unscheduled stops in Freeport to deliver meals and supplies to aid agencies so that they could be distributed to people in need.

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Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast

The 318th episode of the Royal Caribbean Blog Podcast is now available, where Matt reflects on how a hurricane disrupted his cruise vacation plans.

Cruising in hurricane season comes with its shares of risks, but for the first time a hurricane interrupted Matt's plans and this week's episode is about sharing lessons learned.

Please feel free to subscribe via iTunes or RSS, and head over to rate and review the podcast on iTunes if you can! We’d appreciate it.

New RCB Video: How much does it cost to go on a Royal Caribbean cruise?

Have you subscribed to the Royal Caribbean Blog YouTube Channel? We share some great videos there regularly, all about taking a Royal Caribbean cruise! This week, we are sharing our latest video — How much does it cost to go on a Royal Caribbean cruise? — and don’t forget to subscribe here.

Royal Caribbean Around the Internet

Orlando Sentinel shared the story of a Bahamian Royal Caribbean worker that was reunited with her family after the hurricane.

News4Jax reported on the work Royal Caribbean is doing to sends thousands of meals, supplies to the Bahamas.

Fox 35 reported on Royal Caribbean's work to transport 261 evacuees from Freeport.

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